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European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Contextopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain

Subject Area and Category


Sociedad Espanola de Psicologia Juridica y Forense



Publication type



19894007, 18891861





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The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context, the official journal of the Sociedad Española de Psicología Jurídica y Forense [Spanish Society of Forensic Psychology] and the Asociación Iberoamericana de Justicia Terapéutica [Latin-American Association of Therapeutic Jurisprudence] edited by these associations and Colegio Oficial de la Psicología de Madrid [Madrid Regional Association of Psychology]. It publishes unpublished empirical articles and meta-analytic reviews of topics dealing with psychology and law (e.g., legal decision making, eyewitness). Papers addressing both the inquisitorial and the adversarial legal systems will be welcome as well as papers based on concrete laws of a European or Latin-American country. Neither the Editors nor the Publishers will accept responsibility for the views or statements expressed by the authors. The journal is aimed at researchers, academics and professionals in Psychology, Law, Social Work, Forensic Sciences, Educators and, in general, people related with Social Sciences and the Law. The manuscripts will be reviewed by two blind referees. The reviews are anonymous for authors and reviewers. Author identities will be removed before sending out a manuscript to the reviewers. Authors are not charged any fees or charges for manuscript processing and/or publishing in the journal. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Applied Psychology2010Q4
Applied Psychology2011Q3
Applied Psychology2012Q2
Applied Psychology2013Q3
Applied Psychology2014Q3
Applied Psychology2015Q3
Applied Psychology2016Q2
Applied Psychology2017Q2
Applied Psychology2018Q1
Applied Psychology2019Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.762
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.258
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.625
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.390
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.366
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.619
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.512
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.024
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.762
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.258
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.900
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.484
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.645
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.594
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.969
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.455
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.900
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.810
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.571
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20116
Self Cites20126
Self Cites20135
Self Cites20149
Self Cites20156
Self Cites201613
Self Cites201714
Self Cites201817
Self Cites201913
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20105
Total Cites201116
Total Cites201239
Total Cites201333
Total Cites201457
Total Cites201546
Total Cites201682
Total Cites201783
Total Cites2018127
Total Cites2019142
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20090
External Cites per document20100.364
External Cites per document20110.476
External Cites per document20121.065
External Cites per document20130.933
External Cites per document20141.600
External Cites per document20151.290
External Cites per document20162.226
External Cites per document20172.156
External Cites per document20183.438
External Cites per document20194.031
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.455
Cites per document20110.762
Cites per document20121.258
Cites per document20131.100
Cites per document20141.900
Cites per document20151.484
Cites per document20162.645
Cites per document20172.594
Cites per document20183.969
Cites per document20194.438
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201011
Citable documents201121
Citable documents201231
Citable documents201330
Citable documents201430
Citable documents201531
Citable documents201631
Citable documents201732
Citable documents201832
Citable documents201932
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20090
Uncited documents20108
Uncited documents201113
Uncited documents201212
Uncited documents201313
Uncited documents201412
Uncited documents201510
Uncited documents20167
Uncited documents20176
Uncited documents20183
Uncited documents20192
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20103
Cited documents20119
Cited documents201220
Cited documents201318
Cited documents201418
Cited documents201521
Cited documents201624
Cited documents201726
Cited documents201829
Cited documents201930
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